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Obituary: Marcel Oscar Massicotte, 85

Marcel Oscar Massicotte, 85, of Bristol, passed away peacefully at St. Francis Hospital on Sunday, October 27, 2019.  Marcel was born March 9, 1934 to the late Dr. Oscar and Aurore (Girardin) Massicotte.  Marcel is survived by his wife of…

Obituary: Gary P. Caron, 68

Gary P. Caron, 68, of Bristol, husband of Judith (Palin) Caron, died at the Bristol Hospital on Tuesday, (October 29, 2019). Gary was born February 26, 1951 in St. John, Maine and was a son of Camilla (Pelletier) Caron of…

Jamila Young joins the Observer

Readers have already seen her bylines in the last few editions of the Bristol Observer. The Observer newsroom recently welcomed Jamila Young as our new staff writer for Bristol news and features. Young grew up in this region of Connecticut.…

Obituary: Francis B. Trojanowski, 87

Francis B. Trojanowski, 87, of Bristol, widower of Irene P. (Parylovich) Trojanowski, died on Thursday (October 24, 2019) at home surrounded by his loving family. Francis, affectionately known as Frank, was born on November 27, 1931 in Northampton, MA and…

Obituary: Armand Joseph Lavigne, 90

Armand Joseph Lavigne, 90, of Farmington passed peacefully, Friday afternoon at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford. Armand was born in Waterbury on October 21, 1928 the son of the late Arthur and Evelyn (Milot) Lavigne and lived in Bristol for most…

Obituary: Laura (Huszar) Cleary, 74

Laura (Huszar) Cleary, 74, passed away from complications of Alzheimer’s disease on October 19, 2019 at John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington. Laura was born to the late Charles and Eva Huszar of North White Plains, New York on September 4,…

Obituary: Olive Hafford, 79

Olive Hafford, 79, our beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Monday (October 14, 2019). Born in Liverpool, England January 25, 1940 she was one of 11 children of the late Frederick and Mona Sunter. Olive retired from Bristol Hospital…

Obituary: Ronald Miecznikowski, 89

Ronald Miecznikowski, 89, of Bristol, beloved husband of Helen (Zajac) Miecznikowski, died on Tuesday (October 22, 2019) at Bristol Hospital.  Ronald was born in Bristol on April 16, 1930 and was the elder of two sons of the late John…

Obituary: George L. Lamy, 89

George L. Lamy, 89, of Terryville, beloved husband of Barbara (Brouker) Lamy passed away peacefully on October 21, 2019 in the loving presence of his wife and family.  George was born on February 24, 1930 in New York, NY, son…